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scp from remote server to local computer?

Ok, very very basic and simple question, but I'm a bit confused. After ssh'ing to remote server, I want to transfer a file back to my computer... The syntax is simple, of course: scp ./foo ...
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1answer
465 views

Resume interrupted file transfer to harddrive

I was copying my whole user folder over to a harddrive for backup, but I had to plug out the disk because I had to leave. I got about 160 of 220gigs transferred, and now the file is sitting on the ...
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Retroshare on OSX: how to export identity or profile

Below you see two screenshots of Retroshare. I created a profile on my Mac (10.8) and want to export this identity to use it on another computer. On Ubuntu, I see a button to export my identity. On ...
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Windows C Drive --(transfer to)--> Mac OS Extended (Case-Sensitive, Journaled, Encrypted) : Within Windows

I have an external hard drive whose format is Mac OS Extended (Case-Sensitive, Journaled, Encrypted), and I would like to copy my friend's entire computer--it's running Windows 7 Home Premium--to the ...
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2answers
418 views

FTP or SCP file transfers without .DS_Store files

I'm searching for a way to not transfer .DS_Store files when launching FTP or SCP transfers for a directory. Is it possible to block .DS_Store files from being transferred along with the other files ...
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136 views

Pulling photos off an iPad

I don't work with or use Mac OS X as I am a Windows/Linux guy. But if I wanted to pull photos off of an iPad with my Windows laptop for someone, how would I do it? Is it as simple and connecting to ...
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1answer
151 views

Mac OS X 10.6 Annoying Drag and Drop Behavior

In OS X 10.6 dragging a file(or folder) over another folder in Finder at first highlights that folder and allows you to drop it into the folder as one would imagine. The problem arises after about a ...
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2answers
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How can I use Android 4.1 with my Mac OS X 10.5?

I cannot connect my Galaxy Note 2 (running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at the moment) to my Macbook (running OS X 10.5.8). Can someone please give me some advise as I tried Android File Transfer and this ...
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1answer
441 views

Transfer iPhoto Library to other computer using Terminal

I want to move my iPhoto library from one MacBook to my MacBook Pro. If I connect in Finder and transfer, it shows a time of about a day. I heard that if you use Terminal to transfer, it speeds it ...
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1answer
1k views

Mac OS 10.6.8: Exact copy of all files from one HDD to another

My MacBook Pro’s HDD seems to be on the way out—this is happening and disk utility said I should replace my drive so I’ve purchased a replacement. My current disk is 500GB with 287GB used. How can I ...
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How to recursively move all folders one directory up back one directory

I have folders in scenery/terrain that contain folders called terrain and objects. These folders have folders with data files. How do I move all of the contents scenery/terrain/[name]/terrain to ...
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Taking a file from my terminal window and store it on my mac

I am a little confused on how i am suppose to get a file from my terminal window on my mac that I want to have/need to use on a different applicatopn (APLX) in order to edit this file. I was wondering ...
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1answer
113 views

Methods of moving all of my local files into cloud storage [closed]

I have a large amount of data that I would like to move into cloud storage. Some of the files (~30 GB) are archived, but uncompressed, files (text, documents, images, videos, and other media). Other ...
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1answer
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How to rsync with a private key?

I'm trying to rsync from my MacOS machine to an Ubuntu server that's running on Windows Azure. To ssh to it, I have to do the following: $ ssh -i myPrivateKey.key -p 22 me@me.cloudapp.net I ...
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1answer
478 views

afp/smb transfers caps at 2 megabytes/sec, wireless N

I wanted to transfer files between two mac computers. The network is wireless-N and both computers have wireless-N modules in them. The problem is that when I transfer files between them, via file ...
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1answer
181 views

Move files based on list of old and new file paths

What is an efficient way to rename files in OSX/BSD from a text file for files assumed to stay in original folder, but in the format of; /path/old file name.ext\tnew file name.ext There may be ...
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1answer
434 views

How do I transfer filles from my Mac to my PC using a LAN cable?

I've been looking up this question online, but I can't seem to find a good walkthrough. I have a Mac OS X 10.6.9 Snow Leopard (laptop), and I want to transfer a few gigs of stuff to my Windows 7 PC ...
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239 views

How can I share files from Windows to Mac OS X?

I've got a Windows laptop and another Mac laptop. I'm wondering how should I go about setting up my Mac to be able to read files from my Windows laptop? Let's say I have a file C:\test.txt and I want ...
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2answers
810 views

Sharing files between Mac Mini and Ubuntu

I want to get files off a Ubuntu box (10.04) and transfer them to a Mac Mini. I am connecting the two directly with a piece of network cable (it's not a crossover, but I am told the Mini can handle ...
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1answer
2k views

How to copy files between two macs connected with Airport Extreme?

I have two Macs connected to an Airport Extreme wireless network. I would like to transfer files over this network. Would appreciate step by step instructions.
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4answers
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How to move multiple files in OSX

In OSX, when I click on a file while holding down the command button, I can move it to another drive. The problem is trying to do this with multiple files. If I press command-A to select all the ...
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426 views

Moving folders in OSX

Let's say I have a particular folder I want to move to a different drive. On that drive is a folder of the same name. Both folders have things inside them. In Windows, when I move the folder, the ...
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1answer
507 views

How does someone access an encrypted OSX folder from Linux?

How does someone access an encrypted OSX folder from Linux? I've mounted the OSX drive on Linux however some folders are not readable.
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4answers
211 views

How do you transfer a file from a local Mac to a remote Linux machine

How do you transfer a file from a local Mac to a remote Linux machine
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2answers
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Transferring dmg files from a PC to an Apple

I have dmg files on my computer that I need to put on my friends new Macbook. When I try to put the files on an external hard drive it says that they are too large to transfer (each file is about 8 ...
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2answers
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Networking Mac OS X 10.6 and Vista via ethernet?

How can I make Vista home premium access OS X hard drive? and the other way around? I'd like to transfer files via direct ethernet. Plugging in an ethernet cable makes both computers recognize a ...
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4answers
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AFP, SMB, NFS which is the best data transfer protocol?

I have a computer with large hard disks running Gentoo. I have to serve med/big files via a wired network to Apple devices (all of them running OS X). Which protocol is the best for the following ...
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1answer
259 views

File synchronisation tool for OS X with “dry run” option

I am currently using rsync to mirrors sets of files between multiple drives. What I do is: rsync -rav --delete --progress --dry-run /Volume/example1/somedir/ /Volume/example2/somedir/ I then check ...
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4answers
4k views

How can I see how fast data is being transferred in Mac OS X?

Is there a simple way to measure how the upload or download speed of data leaving my computer, like when I'm backing up the computer, or uploading large files through a browser? If so, how can I do ...
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Intelligent file copy/move software?

Is there any intelligent (and-well integrated in the system) replacement for file copy/move ? By intelligent, I mean : on conflict, do not prompt the user while stopping the copy but prompt and, in ...